For today's episode, we are joined by the wonderful and inspiring Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman! Dr. Elly is a licensed naturopathic doctor or ND who focussed on preventative medicine and health optimization and specializes in issues concerning women. The main ways she helps her clients are through balancing hormones, addressing autoimmune conditions, digestive troubles and hypothyroidism. We hear from her about her own health journey and the struggles she experienced growing up that led her into this profession.
Dr. Elly had to overcome anorexia and a large part of our conversation unpacks just what that meant and how this issue affects the body in so many ways. We talk about how she learned to love and care for her body again and about her attitude to food, nutrition and eating is now. Our guest unpacks the four big things she looks at with regards to menstrual cycles and menopause and how giving this attention can make the difficult parts of this much more manageable. The conversation covers awareness, education, lifestyle and so much more so be sure to join us today!
Key Points From This Episode:
“It's not really about food, that's what a lot of people don't recognize when it comes to eating disorders. It's a coping mechanism.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:17:42.8]
“I fell into a depression that led to a loss of appetite and then I realized I was losing weight and I liked it.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:22:21.4]
“I just realized that I wanted my life to be a lot more meaningful and fulfilling. That was the turning point for me.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:28:51.5]
“I am definitely a fan of learning and understanding your cycle and when your fertile window is.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:40:48.1]
Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
Dr. Elly Michelle — http://www.drellymichelle.com/
Dr. Elly Michelle on Instragram — https://www.instagram.com/drellymichelle/
US Wellness Meats — https://grasslandbeef.com/
Jolene Brighten — https://drbrighten.com/
Daysy — https://daysy.me/
Zoom — https://zoom.us/
Ashleigh VanHouten — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/
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